|Feb 19, 2013, 08:43 PM||#1|
Intel Macbook Pro motherboard in Powerbook G4
I got this Powerbook G4, could I take a intel macbook pro motherboard (older model that used the same case) and put it in, and have it work?/fit
|Feb 19, 2013, 08:52 PM||#3|
No, the cases are different sizes due to the PB having a 15.2" screen and the MBP a 15.4". And I'm sure the internals laid out differently.
But, you can install a MBP screen to gain a higher resolution, but it will hang over the edges a tad as it is a larger display lid. But it connects and closes with no issues.
There is a thread here somewhere over the topic but I cannot seem to locate it.
15" rMBP E2013 2.7GHz i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD
13" MBP 2.5GHz i5, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD
13" MBA 1.3GHz i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD
11" MBA 1.4GHz C2D, 2GB RAM, 128GB SSD
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